Sunday, January 15, 2017

DAY 15 - This day in legal and military history

January 15


NATIONAL Strawberry Ice Cream Day

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1870 The Donkey was first used as a symbol for the Democratic party

1920 Prohibition began in the US

1943 The Pentagon was completed

1974 First women enlisted in the US Coast Guard

2001 Wikipedia goes online

2009 Pilot Chesley B Sullenberger successfully landed the disabled Flight 1549 in the Hudson River

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